Feb 14, 2023

cryptoCredit Suisse is one of the banks to have led a Series B fundraising round for Zurich-based digital asset platform Taurus.

Dec 14, 2022

tokenisation, PoCA triumvirate of Swiss asset managers and private banks have successfully completed a proof of concept (PoC) involving the issuance, trading and settlement of tokenised products on a public blockchain.

Dec 14, 2022

Acquisition, Euroclear, GojiBrussels-based post-trade services group Euroclear has signalled a push into the private funds market following its acquisition of London-based fintech Goji.

Nov 16, 2022

cryptoDigital asset exchange FTX has filed for chapter 11 bankruptcy in the US after rival exchange Binance pulled out of a proposed rescue deal.

Oct 19, 2022

Mintus, art, amergeris wealth, UK-based fractional art investment platform Mintus has struck a partnership with Swiss asset manager Amergeris Wealth Management, part of the Amicorp Group, in a move that both entities claim will provide investors with exposure to art.

Oct 05, 2022

Bank of EnglandThe Bank of England’s deputy governor Sir Jon Cunliffe has raised concerns over the disruption that may be caused by the introduction of a post-trade market built on distributed ledger technology (DLT).

These concerns centre on the challenges in liquidity and the role of supervisory authorities in world of instantaneous settlement and decentralised infrastructure.

Oct 05, 2022

Tokenisation, A group of asset servicers and market infrastructure providers has successfully tested a common framework linking tokenisation platforms between central securities depositaries and custodians.

Sep 21, 2022

BlockchainAsset tokenisation is forecast to grow into a $16 trillion market by 2030, according to a recently published study. This would represent a 50-fold increase on its current value of $310 billion and would constitute 10% of global GDP.

Jul 13, 2022

Blockchain technologySwitzerland’s SIX Digital Exchange (SDX) has announced what it claims is the world’s first tokenisation of an equity share in a fully-regulated central securities depositary (CSD) based on blockchain technology.

Apr 13, 2022

Switzerland1Switzerland-based European Digital Assets Exchange (EDSX) is set to open what it claims is the first security token exchange in its home market.


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Tokenisation offers a new generation of investors access to a wide range of asset classes. But a lack of analysts is one reason why the market may not be ready for the possibilities, finds Nicholas Pratt.

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